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Simple and Safe Tips on How to Replace a Flat Tire

Changing a flat tire is a pretty straightforward operation of you know what you are doing. Here is a simple guide that will have you on your way in minutes.
  1. Place the vehicle in park, turn off the engine, and secure the emergency brake.
  2. Loosen all the lugs on the flat tire one turn, then jack the car in the air high enough so the tire is no longer touching the road surface.
  3. Remove the lug nuts, take the flat tire off the vehicle, then replace with the spare tire.
  4. Hand tighten all the lug nuts while the tire is…
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Symptoms of Exhaust Troubles

The exhaust system plays an integral part in your vehicle's overall safety. It redirects harmful gases away from the cabin and into the atmosphere. Making sure that your exhaust is in good condition is crucial. Here are some tell-tale signs that you need to get your exhaust looked at by a professional.

One the most noticeable signs of damage is a loud hissing or popping noise while you drive. This may indicate that pressure is unable to escape appropriately. These noises are often joined by leaking fluid. You may notice discoloration around the tailpipe or leaks underneath the body…

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Stay Prepared with a Roadside Emergency Kit

You can keep yourself prepared for anything while on the road by filling your vehicle with some of the things that you might need in an emergency situation. You can purchase a cute little tote of some kind and then fill it with those things that you will be looking for if you suddenly become stranded alongside the road.

Your roadside emergency kit must include the items that you will need to change a tire. 

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Maintain Your Tires to Prevent a Blowout

Keeping your vehicle's tires in good shape is a vital part of your regular automotive maintenance for many reasons. Not only will you save time and money over the long run by driving with tires that last longer, but you can also avoid sudden tire failures which can be dangerous.

Under-inflation is a primary cause of tires blowing out, which can cause an accident. Check the tire's proper inflation pressure number that is displayed on the glove compartment's door...

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Make Weston Volvo Your Next Stop for Exceptional Spring Auto Service

We here at Weston Volvo couldn't be more excited that the spring is finally here; the birds are chirping and happy, the skies are sunny, the weather is warm, and now is the perfect time to get some auto maintenance and repair for the new season! Whether you've driven up to the colder northern states or not, the winter can be tough on vehicles. So, for your safety and your vehicle's health alike, we'd love nothing more than to provide the service you deserve at a price you can afford.


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Our Selection of Used Vehicles Could Hold the Perfect Ride for Your Road Trip Plans this Spring

The wonderful spring season is officially in full swing, ladies and gentlemen, and that means it's the perfect time to get out and enjoy all the beauty the world has to offer. If you ask us, there are few better ways to see this nature-filled nation of ours than on a road trip and, if you don't have a vehicle to call your own, we would love to show you around our selection of used vehicles. With a variety of makes and models to choose from, you could find something that's just the right fit after just…

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What are Gaskets: Auto Engine Guide

The head gasket in your car provides a seal between the engine block and combustion chamber. It allows the pistons to move between the metal while conducting compressed air. When that air becomes overheated or if there is a leak, it could mean that you have a blown gasket. A blown gasket occurs when holes or cracks start to form on your gasket. Some cars are more prone to blown head gaskets.

If you notice that your car is overheating frequently or there is white smoke from the tailpipe, then you could already have a blown gasket. Allowing a gasket…
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How to Pack Your Roadside Emergency Kit

These are some of the items you should pack in your roadside emergency kit.
  1. Flashlights are crucial to making repairs or flagging help at night. Be sure you pack plenty of batteries for the flashlight in your kit.
  2. An empty gas can will come in handy if you run out of fuel.
  3. Jumper cables allow other motorists to assist jumping your dead battery for you.
  4. Keep a small first aid kit in the kit to take care of any small injuries.
  5. Extra fluids like a gallon of coolant and quarts of motor oil could really be useful if the car…
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Don't Overlook Your Windshield Wipers

Often overlooked, windshield wipers play a vital part in driver safety. Wiper blades become worn over time; the rubber degrades and the plastic warps. Poorly functioning windshield wipers cause streaking and negatively affect visibility. Damaged wipers have also been known to scratch windshields.

Windshield wipers should be replaced every six months, but there are a few steps you can take to extend their life. Clean your wipers with a damp towel once a week. Removing the grime that builds up on wiper blades allows them to function more effectively. 

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Cleaning Headlights Made Even Easier

When caring for a car, nothing should be overlooked. This includes the headlight casings. Dirty headlights limit visibility in low-light conditions. That sets the stage for a disaster. Cleaning the plastic or glass headlights could eliminate a host of safety risks.

DIY cleaning kits designed specifically for headlight restoration could prove to be a great investment. Such kits come with everything you need to do a proper job. Sometimes, basic polish would be enough for a decent cleaning. Of course, you request extra headlight cleaning work at a local car wash.

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